Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy
- Anders Åslund, Resident Senior Fellow, Eurasia Center, The Atlantic Council
- Derek Chollet, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor for Security and Defense Policy, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
The German Marshall Fund of the United States is pleased to invite you to a conversation with Anders Åslund to discuss his new book, Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy, which details how Vladimir Putin designed an economic system to solidify his political control over Russia. GMF Executive Vice President Derek Chollet will moderate this talk, which will discuss how the Russian state captures business interests, the various ways that dark money flows through U.S. and European banks, and the implications of corruption for the long-term health of Russia's economy.
GMF’s Future of American Power series discusses new books focusing on U.S. power in the world. In line with GMF's mission to strengthen transatlantic relations, these conversations specifically focus on the implications of U.S. foreign policy for its European partners, as well as other key regions for the transatlantic relationship.